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UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021

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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Dholpur House, New Delhi will hold the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 on 27th June 2021 for recruitment of various posts of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and certain other Group 'A' and Group 'B' Central Services / Posts etc. (Advertisement No. 04/2021-CSP)

Eligibility for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021

    Indian Civil Services 2021 Posts:  712 vacancies (PH - 22) under various Administrative Services
    Age: Not less than 21-32 years as of 01/08/2021. The upper age is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the Notice.
    Educational Qualification: Degree of a recognised university or an equivalent qualification.
    Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to the Regulations given in the notice.
    Number of Attempts: The maximum number of attempts permissible to different categories of aspirants, who are otherwise eligible will be as follows:
        General Category: Six (6)
        Physical Handicapped: Nine (No limit if SC/ST)
        OBC: Nine  (9)
        SC/ST: No Limit

Services in Civil Service Exam 2021

Preliminary Examination of the Civil Services Examination for recruitment to the Services and Posts mentioned below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission on 27th June 2021.

    Indian Administrative Service
    Indian Foreign Service
    Indian Police Service
    Indian Audit and Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
    Indian Civil Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
    Indian Corporate Law Service, Group 'A'
    Indian Defence Accounts Service, Group ‘A’
    Indian Defence Estates Service, Group ‘A’
    Indian Information Service, Junior Grade Group ‘A’
    Indian Postal Service, Group ‘A’
    Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service, Group ‘A’
    Indian Railway Protection Force Service, Group ‘A’
    Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Indirect Taxes) Group ‘A’
    Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) Group ‘A’
    Indian Trade Service, Group ‘A’ (Grade III)
    Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service, Group ‘B’ (Section Officer’s Grade)
    Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Civil Service (DANICS), Group ‘B’
    Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS), Group ‘B’
    Pondicherry Civil Service (PONDICS), Group ‘B’


UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021

Examination Pattern

The Civil Service competitive examination of 2021 comprises two successive stages : (i) Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (Objective Type) for the selection of candidates for Main Examination (wi;; be held on 27th June 2021); and (ii) Civil Services (Main) Examination (Written and Interview) for the selection of candidates for the various Services and posts (will be held in the month of November 2021)

Preliminary Examination 2021

The Preliminary Examination 2021 (on 27th June 2021) will consist of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks in the subjects. This examination is meant to serve as a screening test only with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. The question papers will be set both in Hindi and English.  There will be a penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

Main Examination 2021

The Main Examination 2021 will consist of a written examination and an interview test. The written examination will consist of 9 papers of conventional essay type in the subjects set out by UPSC out of which two papers will be of qualifying in nature.  Marks obtained for all the compulsory papers (Paper-I to Paper-VII) and Marks obtained in the Interview for Personality Test will be counted for ranking.

Candidates who obtain such minimum qualifying marks in the written part of the Main Examination as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, shall be summoned by them for an interview for a Personality Test. The number of candidates to be summoned for an interview will be about twice the number of vacancies to be filled. The interview will carry 275 marks (with no minimum qualifying marks).


Marks thus obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination (written part as well as interview) would determine their final ranking. Candidates will be allotted to the various Services keeping in view their ranks in the examination and the preferences expressed by them for the various Services and posts.

Papers in Mains

Paper-A  : (One of the Indian Language to be selected by the candidate from the Languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution). => 300 Marks

Paper-B : English => 300 Marks

Papers to be counted for merit

Paper-I : Essay => 250 Marks

Paper-II : General Studies-I  (Indian Heritage and Culture, History and Geography of the World and Society) => 250 Marks

Paper-III: General Studies -II (Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations) => 250 Marks

Paper-IV : General Studies (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management) => 250 Marks

Paper-V General Studies -IV (Ethics, Integrity and Ethics) => 250 Marks

Paper-VI : Optional Subject - Paper 1 => 250 Marks

Paper-VII : Optional Subject - Paper 2 => 250 Marks

Sub Total (Written test) => 1750 Marks

Personality Test =>275 Marks

Grand Total => 2025 Marks

Candidates may choose any one of the optional subjects from amongst the list of subjects


Online Application Submission for UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021

Candidates must apply online in the prescribed format also at https://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php from 04/03/2021 to 24/03/2021. Details of the examination and instructions are available at UPSC Online website at Guidelines to the Candidates --> https://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php

UPSC has also notified Indian Forest Service Examination 2021
Application  Fee

Deposit ₹100/- (No fee for Female/ SC/ST/PH candidates)  by using the net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

Detailed Information

Candidates can obtain details of the examination, venues of the examination, examination syllabus   etc. at https://www.upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Notice-CSP-2021-Engl-04032021N.pdf



UPSC Civil Services Examination 2021

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Last Date for Apply : Wednesday March 24 2021
(Note : Last date for Apply may vary, if any corrigendum published on the official website. So visit official website regularly for any corrigendum /Admit Card / Exam Result/ Previous Year Question Papers)
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